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Ramdev’s parliament march thwarted, gains wide political support (Intro Roundup)


August 13th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) There was high drama in the heart of the capital Monday as Baba Ramdev was detained while leading a big march to parliament to ... Read more...

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Baba Ramdev detained in Ambedkar Stadium


August 13th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) With Baba Ramdev and his anti-corruption supporters blocking roads in central Delhi, police were Monday forced to detain them in Ambedkar Stadium, a few hundred ... Read more...

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Ramdev’s parliament march thwarted, gains wide political support (Roundup)


August 13th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) There was high drama in the heart of the capital Monday as Baba Ramdev was detained while leading a massive march to parliament ... Read more...

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Ramdev’s movement politically motivated: Sheila Dikshit


August 13th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday attacked Baba Ramdev and the now defunct Team Anna, calling their movements politically motivated which had the backing ... Read more...

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Ramdev detained on way to parliament (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev was detained by police Monday as he led protestors towards parliament seeking the return of black money stashed abroad and an ... Read more...

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Hundreds honour US gurdwara shooting victims


August 11th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 10 (IANS) Hundreds of mourners, Sikhs and others, policemen and religious leaders, men and women gathered here Friday to pay their last respects to six worshippers ... Read more...

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Gurdwara shooting victims remembered at vigils


August 8th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) Six Sikh worshippers who fell to a gunman's bullets at a Wisconsin gurdwara are being remembered across the nation with a series of vigils from coast ... Read more...

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Punjab to pay for transporting bodies of gurdwara victims


August 7th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 7 (IANS) The Punjab government Tuesday said it would bear the entire expenditure of transporting the bodies of those who were killed when a gunman opened fire at ... Read more...

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Gurdwara chief braveheart who went down fighting


August 7th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Satwant Singh Kaleka, the president of the gurdwara in Milwaukee suburb, stood up to the rampaging white supremacist with a knife and fought to the very ... Read more...

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US Sikh groups rally to ensure safety of community


August 6th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Devastated by the killing of six Sikh worshippers at a gurdwara in Wisconsin, the 700,000-strong Sikh community in the US has rallied round to offer succour ... Read more...

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Two wounded in Jammu scrap shop blast


July 31st, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 31 (IANS) Two people were seriously injured in a blast at a scrap shop in Jammu city Tuesday, police said.Police said it appeared that the blast occurred while ... Read more...

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Nandrajog wins Coca-Cola Squash Open


July 29th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Second seed Gaurav Nandrajog stunned top seeded Sandeep Jhangra 3-2 (7-11, 7-11, 12-10, 11-8, 11-7) in the final of the Coca-Cola Squash Open Championships here ... Read more...

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Ashitha leads Indians into Asian Junior squash semis


June 21st, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kush Island (Iran), June 21 (IANS) Ashita Bhengra overcame second seed Si Yi Ma of Malaysia 3-1 in the Under-13 section to lead as many as nine Indians into the ... Read more...

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Akashdeep to lead India in Junior Asia Cup hockey


April 11th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Forward Akashdeep Singh will be leading the 18-member Indian hockey squad for the 7th Junior Asia Cup at Malacca, Malaysia from May 3-13.Besides ... Read more...

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It’s SAD! Seven Punjab ministers, speaker trounced


March 7th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 7 (IANS) Punjab's Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) combine may have come to power for a record second consecutive term but as many as seven ministers ... Read more...

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Karan stars in Bhopal Badshahs win in WSH


March 5th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 5 (IANS) Three snap goals in the third quarter carried Bhopal Badshahs to a 3-1 win against hosts Karnataka Lions in the World Series Hockey league here Monday.Striker ... Read more...

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Rajpal, Halappa left out from Olympics hockey probables


February 27th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The dream of former India captain Rajpal Singh and Arjun Halappa to play in the Olympics was over Monday as they were left out ... Read more...

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Meira Kumar surprised at Pakistanis’ love for Indians


February 25th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, who led a 17-member Indian parliamentary delegation to Pakistan, said she was "pleasantly shocked" to see the love of Pakistanis ... Read more...

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More than 6,000 join Mawana Sugars Indian Open Marathon


February 11th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) More than 6,000 runners will be seen in action in the annual Mawana Sugars Indian Open Marathon to be held here February 19.The Indian Open, ... Read more...

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Kensville Challenge Golf: Gangjee takes opening day lead


January 26th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Rahil Gangjee ignited hopes of another Indian win at the second staging of the Gujarat Kensville Challenge 2012 as he returned an impressive four-under 68 on ... Read more...

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France violated Sikh’s right to wearing turban: UN


January 13th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) The UN rights committee has said France violated the religious freedom of a 76-year-old Sikh when he was asked to remove his turban for his ID ... Read more...

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Send out personalised paper cards this New Year


December 25th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Colourful season's greeting cards once added warmth to drawing rooms, but thanks to the virtual world, the gesture of sending paper cards is fast becoming ... Read more...

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PNB XI to clash with ONGC in Nehru hockey final


November 24th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Punjab National Bank (PNB XI) outclassed Air India 4-2 to make their maiden final of the ONGC Nehru Senior hockey tournament.PNB XI will take on ... Read more...

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Time travel with fairies and dollmakers (IANS Book Review)


November 20th, 2011 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Book: "The Dollmakers' Island"; Author: Anuradha Kumar; Publisher: GyaanaBooks; Pages: 240; Price: Rs 225In "The Stone Raft", Portuguese author Jose Saramago writes about the Iberian peninsula breaking off from the European ... Read more...

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Gurjinder to lead India juniors in Sultan Johor Cup


October 18th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Defender Gurjinder Singh will lead India juniors in the six-nation Sultan Johor Cup hockey at Johor Bahru, Malaysia Nov 5-12.Australia, South Korea, Malaysia, New ... Read more...

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BJP expels six Jammu and Kashmir legislators


October 9th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has expelled six of its legislators for cross-voting in April's legislative council polls in Jammu and Kashmir, party sources said ... Read more...

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Kush upsets Alsaraj for junior squash title


September 10th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) Local lad Kush Kumar overcame favourite and top seed Ahmed Alsaraj from Jordan 11-5, 9-11, 11-9, 11-9 to win the Boys' Under-17 title in the Indian ... Read more...

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Congress releases first list for Uttar Pradesh polls


August 22nd, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 22 (IANS) The Congress Monday released its first list of 73 candidates for the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections with familiar names like state Congress president Rita Bahuguna ... Read more...

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Indian excels in Asian junior squash


June 23rd, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Amman (Jordan), June 23 (IANS) India's Aparajitha Balamurukan made her maiden appearance in the girls under-19 semi-finals of the Asian Junior Squash Championships after defeating higher ranked 3/4 seed Ka ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir BJP legislator opposes action against him


May 8th, 2011 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 7 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Chaman Lal Gupta has questioned the party's decision to suspend him and issue a notice following ... Read more...

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BJP suspends seven Kashmir legislators for cross-voting (Lead)


April 20th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Jammu, April 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Wednesday suspended seven of its 11 legislators in Jammu and Kashmir for voting for the ruling National Conference-Congress coalition in ... Read more...

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Kashmir BJP legislators apologise for cross-voting


April 20th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 20 (IANS) All the 11 BJP legislators in Jammu and Kashmir who were summoned by the party's national leadership to Delhi have tendered an "unqualified apology" for ... Read more...

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BJP summons its Kashmir legislators (Second Lead)


April 15th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Jammu, April 15 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari has summoned all 11 party legislators from Jammu and Kashmir here April 19 to decide on their ... Read more...

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BJP to probe cross-voting in legislative council polls


April 14th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will probe cross-voting in the legislative council elections in Jammu and Kashmir with seven of 11 of its legislators voting ... Read more...

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Only a Muslim can practise Islamic law: Malaysian court


March 18th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 18 (IANS) A non-Muslim counsel cannot practise in a court dealing with Islamic jurisprudence in Malaysia, a high court in Kuala Lumpur ruled in a landmark case.Victoria ... Read more...

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